From exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to forex pairs, a vast array of derivatives products help individuals pursue almost any financial goal. Two such offerings are forward and futures contracts. If you aren’t a financial industry professional or a veteran trader or investor, then understanding the difference between forward and futures contracts can be a challenge. However,… Read more.
Futures products come in all shapes and sizes, facing a broad spectrum of asset classes. However, no matter which futures contract you’re interested in―whether it’s crude oil or corn―it exists as a standardized, exchange-traded financial instrument.